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Ways To Brighten Up An Apartment In Westfield | Harmony Apartment Homes

August 24, 2022
Master bedroom with several bright light fixtures located at Penrose on Mass Apartments.
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Does your Westfield apartment often feel like a cave? Even the most open apartments might be lacking in windows if you’re sharing walls with a neighbor, and you don’t have the ability to install extra electrical fixtures if you’re renting. However, you don’t have to feel like you’re dwelling underground. There are many possibilities for how to brighten up an apartment in Westfield. Try these suggestions and enjoy your appealing, properly lit apartment.

Strategically Place Lamps Where You Need Light The Most

Bedroom with light fixtures at Spark Apartments. 

It probably seems like a no-brainer, but incorporating a bunch of lamps is a great way to really brighten up an apartment in Westfield. The key is understanding how to employ them in the most strategic way. Begin by putting lamps in your most poorly lit regions where the sun’s rays and artificial light have trouble reaching. Then focus on spots where you need light to do things, like where you kick back with a book, study, prepare food, or dine. some strategically positioned lamps will do their fair share in dispelling shadows.

The kinds of bulbs you put in your lamps makes a difference as well. Choose options with the highest number of lumens as possible for the brightest light. You might also prefer bulbs that generate “cool white” instead of “warm white” light, which looks brighter to the eye.

Choose Lighter-toned Decor Elements To Brighten Up Your Apartment In Westfield

Bright and colorful furnished living room located at Ivy Flats Apartments. 

Color will make a noticeable difference in how bright your room appears. Select furnishings and decor in cheery colors and lighter neutral shades instead of darker hues to brighten up your Westfield apartment. Choose cream or white furniture, wood furnishings in light stains, or even polished metal or transparent plastic furniture. You can then add vivid accessories and fabrics for additional panache. Brightly colored pillows, glassware, rugs, blankets, and prints or paintings should all make things look and feel brighter around your apartment.

Put Mirrors On Your Walls To Help With Light Distribution

Bright color orange decorated bedroom with a circle mirror located at One One Six Apartments 

While we’re discussing decor, add a couple decorative mirrors as well. Place them in close proximity to windows and lamps. They’ll reflect light around the room to shine more light into dark spaces. Reflective surfaces also make an area seem bigger by counteracting the gloominess that can make a space feel constricted.

Try Sheer Curtains That Won’t Impede Too Much Sunshine

Sheer curtains on a long and tall window within a small breakfast nook located at Somo Flats Apartments. 

Many Westfield apartment occupants choose to beautify ordinary apartment windows with curtains. If you opt for this enhancement, select light, gauzy curtains. Heftier drapes will block what little sunlight you get from your windows and can overwhelm your living area, causing it to seem darker and crowded. You can think about using sheer curtains to upgrade boring windows and use the provided blinds to halt the sun’s glare and provide you privacy whenever needed.

And remember to raise your window blinds if you are looking for a full room of natural light. There isn’t much that brightens up an apartment in Westfield like opening the blinds on a brilliant, clear afternoon and enjoying a view of your delightful apartment community.

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